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  •  STANLIB High Equity Passive Balanced Fund of Funds (A)

-0.66  /  -0.64%


NAV on 2019/05/17
NAV on 2019/05/16 103.2588
52 week high on 2018/08/29 107.8653
52 week low on 2018/12/27 95.763
Total Expense Ratio on 2018/12/31 0.68
Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2018/12/31 0
NAV Incl Dividends
1 month change -1.53% -1.53%
3 month change 2.39% 3.62%
6 month change 5.61% 7.21%
1 year change 0.09% 2.9%
5 year change 0% 0%
10 year change 0% 0%
Price data is updated once a day.
  • Sectoral allocations
Bonds 3.97 4.99%
Fixed Interest 6.81 8.55%
General Equity 44.51 55.92%
Liquid Assets 0.67 0.84%
Real Estate 7.51 9.44%
Spec Equity 8.24 10.35%
Offshore 7.88 9.90%
  • Top five holdings
U-SLINDXR 44.51 55.92%
O-GGGEQT 7.88 9.9%
U-STCAPPR 7.51 9.44%
U-SGLREIF 4.27 5.37%
U-STAITFD 3.97 4.99%
  • Performance against peers
  • Fund data  
Management company:
STANLIB Collective Investments (RF) Limited
Formation date:
ISIN code:
Short name:
South African--Multi Asset--High Equity
FTSE/JSE Weighted ALSI 52.5%;FTSE/ JSE Capped Prop Index 10%;MSCI World Index (ZAR) 17.5%;STeFI Call Dep Ind 5%;BEASSA All Bnd Ind 5%;JSE ASSA Infl Linked Gov Issued Bnds Ind 5%;Barclays Global Treasury Bond Index (ZAR) 5%
Contact details




  • Fund management  
Fazila Manjoo

  • Fund manager's comment

STANLIB High Equity Balanced Passive FoF - Sep 18

2019/01/03 00:00:00
Fund review
The funds return was in line with its strategic benchmark over the third quarter of 2018. The high allocations to local equity and local property detracted from performance over the last quarter. This was largely offset by allocations to foreign asset classes that delivered attractive return diversification due to dollar strengthening over the quarter and US stocks rallying. We expect the impact of increased risk aversion over the short to medium term to be balanced by the fund’s diversified asset mix. Over the long term the fund’s higher strategic allocation to high growth assets both locally and offshore will contribute meaningfully to performance.
Market overview
Over the third quarter US equities led, driven by the strong growth environment and confidence in the US economy. In contrast to the attractive returns of US equities, fixed income returns have been uninspiring. Strong US data has kept the Fed on track to hike rates. Global growth has however not been as synchronised as last year. UK markets have been sensitive to suspicions of a no-deal on Brexit, and there has been a slowdown in manufacturing in the Eurozone, led by fewer exports into China. The rebound in the US dollar has made emerging markets especially vulnerable to negative sentiment and fear. Dollar denominated assets took the lead over local assets as the Rand lost 3.03% to the Dollar over the third quarter. In Rand terms foreign equity delivered the highest returns (MSCI World +8.17%) and outperformed foreign bonds (Barclays Global Treasury Bond Index +1.26%). In South Africa the second quarter saw a decline in consumer confidence and an increase in consumer spending. Cash (STEFI +1.74%), bonds (ALBI +0.81%) and inflation-linked bonds (ILBI +0.44%) outperformed both property (PCAP -2.22%) and equities (SWIX -3.34%). Seasonally adjusted GDP shrunk for a second consecutive period, driven by falling output from agriculture, transport and trade.
Looking ahead
Against the backdrop of strong US economic growth, there is potential for the trade conflict directed from the US to deepen, resulting in higher prices and a significant drag on business and consumer growth, and ultimately global growth. While growth appears healthy currently, we expect risk aversion to rise as the ability of developed markets and vulnerable emerging economies to weather the impact of trade wars remains uncertain. Additionally, emerging economies with sizeable dollar debts and sizable fiscal deficits may struggle. We believe investors should focus on liquid markets segments with risk dialled down versus market benchmarks. The commentary gives the views of the portfolio manager at the time of writing. Any forecasts or commentary included in this document are not guaranteed to occur
  • Fund focus and objective  
The objective of the STANLIB High Equity Balanced Passive Fund of Funds is to provide investors with a broad exposure to a mix of asset classes within a single fund, with a high equity allocation, at a low cost.
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